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>> i'm good. how long did you talk to "the new york times" for? >> i spoke to "the new york times," they wanted an interview. i interviewed with michael for an hour and a half by phone the first time and 40 minutes the second time and that was after i did a 2 1/2 hour shoot with a photographer they sent down because they liked my interview. >> they liked your interview. now, so that's over two hours of talking and -- >> yes. >> you were very clear, you feel they maliciously purposefully took your comments out of context. can you explain how? >> yes. i don't see it any other way. i was adamant that my story be told the way that i was telling it. that's the bottom line. they want my story and i tell it to you, and you tell me that you're going to do my story, then i expect to see that when it comes out. now, i had been told and i had been almost i'm going go as far to say i'd been warned it was possible this paper may not put
such a nice spin on it. i was adamant about asking them, are you going to do my story? they said, absolutely. it's very elegant. the shoot is elegant. you look great. you know, it will be exactly wa you say. and i repeated the hit piece to them. i said, you know, this is not a hit piece, correct? and we reiterated that. not only did i, sean, but my manager, roger neil, asked them several times because i spoke to the gentleman, michael, the writer. when i spoke to my manager, i said there were a few times he kept trying to pull other words out of me, went over and over and over the same few sentences and it was, of course, the pool scene. now that it's been made that. it wases nef that. >> in other words, what he said about you getting in a bikini and, you know, walking you out and saying this is a trump girl. what part of that was true, what wasn't true? >> okay. well, it was very low key. we struck up this conversation and we were, you know, talking and enjoying each other's
company and conversation. it was very normal. very likable. i thought he was very down to earth and very cool. cool, calm, confident. it was nice. it wasn't, you know, i never had met him before so i didn't know what to expect and he was just lovely. i mean, he was a gentleman. and -- >> let me ask you question. is there any part of that story, because they portray him as so negative toward women, and they use you to portray them that way. is there any part of the donald trump they describe saw? >> well, they're not going to use me to do that because, no, your answer's no. i have never seen him be anything but a gentleman, very gracious to women, very respectful of women and anybody that tells me that i saw that is wrong. he was not that way to me. he wasn't that way to anybody i met. there were a lot of women when i was around him. he employs a lot of women, he deals with a lot of women and respects them and they respect him and i just don't --
>> last question. do you feel, rowanne, "the new york times" was using you? do you think they had prewritten the story and had an agenda and were trying to force you to say things or trying to get you to say things to fit their narrative that they had already made? >> i do. i feel like they had an agenda and they were trying to stick to it and they were trying to paint him in a bad light. there's nothing else that can convince me otherwise. >> wow. >> having asked them so many times and being promised repeatedly that it was not going to be exactly what it turned out to be and made me angry. i'm not going to just say that's okay because it's not supposed to happen. it shouldn't happen. we can't let it happen. it's not their to donald, it's not fair to me and it's just not cool to the voters either. it's just not -- it's just not right. >> all right, rowanne. thank you for speaking up. i'm sure it takes a lot of courage. we appreciate it. and here with reaction, the co-author of "rediscovering god and america: reflections on the role of faith and our nation's history and future" former speaker of the house, fox news contributor newt gingrich.
in full disclosure, i have a small part as it relates to this movie as a supporter of the project. congratulations. welcome. >> thank you. >> it's great to have a -- my role is small. i don't want to overstate it. >> well, but no, callista and i are very grateful for your support. between this book coming out then the movie, "the first american" coming out this week we feel like we're immersed in american history right now. >> well, we really are. you just heard a woman that was used by "the new york times." and blatantly taken out of context. i also interviewed another woman on radio today who'd been a vice president and executive for mr. trump and vigorously, you know, defending him and his treatment of women. how do you analyze this? it's nearly 20 pretinted pages this stuff they wrote and by the way, i have a whole list in front of me of "the new york times" and lawsuits against them about race and gender and age. but what's your reaction? >> well, look, "the new york times" is totally in the tank
for hillary clinton. they're faced with this terrible story about bill clinton flying around the world with a convicted pedophile. actually leaving his secret service agents behind on at least five trips to go off with his guy by himself for whatever reason. and so they basically wanted to smother a real scandal involving bill clinton once again with this made up story. but what's amazed me all day long as i've watched this, this story is falling apart in a way which is helping donald trump. i mean, they drew the country's attention to the question of trump and women. you have women in the story saying "the new york times" lied. you have executives for donald trump saying he treated them exactly the same as anybody else. what he wanted to know was could you help him make money? if you could, he was for you. and he -- by the way, remember that the clinton fund pays more
to men then women -- >> i have that number. i'm putting it up on the screen as you explain this. clinton foundation pays male executives 38% more than their female executives. >> i decided to call it a slush fund. i think foundation is too confusing a term. particularly giving all the scandals we're now seeing. "the new york times" is desperate. they know donald trump winning would be so politically incorrect. they would be so offended every day. they would have this sense of being under attack, psychologically every single day that they're going to do almost anything from now to the election to try to stop him and this story is just an example. what's amazing about it, though, how incompetent it was. you don't set up people who are going to go on national television to repudiate you. and yet that's exactly what "the new york times" did. >> and i actually think it gets worse than 38% story. i mean, that's pretty devastating for a woman that claims that she's the champion of women's rights. but worse than that is the clinton foundation took a lot of
money from countries like kuwait and qatar and the uae and saudi arabia. countries with atrocious records on human rights and especially women's rights. women still can't drive in saudi arabia, they're told how to dress and they need a male relative to even leave the house and go out in public. and i've never -- i looked hard. i never found one instance even though we're talking about over $100 million to that foundation where hillary clinton has ever repudiated these countries with that atrocious record. i think that is probably going to end up being a much bigger story than anything that "the new york times" laid out that is now being debunked. your thoughts? is that a big issue? >> well, look, i think the more you look at the clintons, the more you realize how bad they are for women. you realize how little they care about women. this is a couple who believe in themselves. they're a couple who accepted money from a wide range of dubious sources. they're a couple which apparently were basically selling access to the state
department and using the u.s. government to pay off friends and allies. the more we learn about their operation, the more disgusting it is and the more corruption-filled it is. and i think in that setting, "the new york times" has got this terrible dilemma. "the new york times" is a genuinely deeply liberal, in fact, ultra left wing publication. it has moved steadily to the left now for about 40 years and so i think they are faced with this terrible quandary because at the rate things are going now, donald trump's going to be president and that will be a nightmare for "the new york times." >> well, there's also an opportunity for them to show that they're fair. will they take up the challenge -- i don't mean to make you laugh. will they take up the -- will they interview juanita broderick, kathleen willey? the slandering, besmirchment that took place afterwards and ask hillary what role did she
play in it? with so many women, why didn't she believe that? does she believe them? i think those are pertinent questions and if they're going to do this to trump, why not do it to her? >> look, the star reporter for "the new york times" in moscow in the 1930s spent his entire career propping up, protecting and lying about stalin and the dictatorship. the star reporter for "the new york times" in cuba in the late 1950s spent his entire year lying about fidel castro, propping him up and covering up the fact he was a totalitarian communist. "the new york times" goes in whole hog. they are whole hog for hillary. they have no sense of fairness. they have individual reporters who are brilliant but the underlying culture is one of extraordinary left wing cynicism. >> and as evidenced by the numerous lawsuits on race and gender and age which are really important. i want to ask you about this effort that is now emerging that we know about. and that is by former governor
romney. former presidential candidate bill kristol. ben sasse of nebraska even though he was repudiated by his own state party over the weekend, pretty, you know, i think it was 400-8. my question is, if they really push this for a third party candidacy, doesn't that pretty much pave the way for hillary to get the nomination because of them? and the presidency because of them? >> well, actually i don't think it will because i think people realize how stupid it is and they'll get amazingly few votes. but there's a big difference here. sasse is a bright guy. he's a freshman. i think on this particular issue he's gone off the deep end. bill kristol is an intellectual who has a lot of spare time. romney's the one who really bothers me. all of i supported mitt romney once he was the nominee. all of us swallowed whatever our doubts were. all of us went out and campaigned for him. there's something so profoundly cynical and so profoundly self-centered about the way he's doing this. now, i don't think it's going to work. i don't think in the end it's going to matter.
i thought reince priebus was exactly right yesterday on chris walla wallace when he said romney is taking the risk of eight years of hillary and 100 years of a left wing supreme court. that's a pretty dangerous thing to do to your country. >> all right. we got to take a break. we'll come back, continue, have more with newt gingrich after this break. later, the clintons back in hot water. new report announcing the clinton global initiative made a $2 million commitment to a company owned by one of bill's close friends and was there a pay-to-play scandal going on? doug schoen, monica crowley, dennis prager will weigh in. also later tonight -- >> the whole future of the country is at stake. bernie sanders, show a hand. >> barbara boxer mentioning hillary clinton's name booed off the stage at the nebraska democratic convention. it went into all chaos after clinton and sanders supporters could not agree on the rules. we'll show you that chaos. and dr. ben carson tonight
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live from america's news hq, i'm kelly wright. good evening. here's what's happening. al qaeda calling for terrorists to assassinate high-profile u.s. business leaders like bill gates. according to the middle east media research institute, the group's latest propaganda magazine calls on followers to target the u.s. economy by carrying out home assassinations. approaching wildfire forcing hundreds of workers from 12 oil camps in alberta, canada. about 4,000 people are also under nonmandatory evacuation orders. last week a massive wildfire forced 80,000 people from their homes in ft. mcmurray. thunderstorms in south texas
dropping more than a foot of rain in 24 hours. and forecasters say it could keep raining all week. emergency crews rescuing several people from their vehicles in low-lying areas in corpus christi. there are no reports of any injuries. that's a look at news. i'm kelly wright. now back to "hannity." welcome back to "hannity." we continue now with former speaker of the house, fox news contributor newt gingrich. in terms of a campaign strategy, donald trump has been, you know, he takes the gloves off. he punches hard. he fights. we've had other presidential candidates on the republican side, they're not willing to do that. is that smart and effective and will it result -- will it give a better result for republicans? >> well, i mean, let me say first of all, this is a guy who knocked out 16 other candidates. so there's some virtue to fighting here. if this was a golden gloves tournament, you know, he's the
champ. second, he's gotten more votes than any other republican in history in terms of the primaries so he's doing something right. i think part of it is his aggressiveness, his clarity. the fact that he speaks at the fourth grade level so that every american can understand him with a simplicity and a directness that's very powerful. and i think if reagan brought us reagan democrats, i think trump is going to bring us trump americans. he's going to bring us people of all backgrounds whose real interest is america and they really want to build a sort of american party which will turn out to be much bigger than the republican party and draw in many new people from neighborhoods and from areas where we historically have not seen people vote for the republican nominee. but it will be a tribute to trump because he's articulating some things that people are really responding to in all parts of america. >> let me go through, i asked you last week if you thought it was a good idea when you look at the exit polls, i said, you know what, that reminds me that maybe
it's time to put pen to paper and have republicans sign their name to pledges and promises they're making so they can be held accountable. for example, on the issues of judge, donald trump will give the pool of supreme court nominees he would use. he will eliminate common core. send education back to the states. he's going to fix the v.a. which is broken. we're betraying our vets. we wants to rebuild the military. he wants us to be energy independent. he accounts. he wants to move toward a balanced budget. would that be a good senator? is that something every republican in principle that you would think would agree on? in other words, isn't that the 80% that paul ryan should be happy about? >> yeah. and look, my sense is that ryan's staff and trump's folks were meeting today, that they made real progress today. i think they are going to come up with something. my recommendation to them would be don't pick the final ten
items until probably early september. we didn't in 1980 with reagan when we did the first capital -- >> when did you start writing yours? >> well, the 1994 version we really started in the summer, but we didn't finalize it until september. there's a practical reason. you want to get a sense of where's the country at, what are the issues and what are the ten key things you want to talk about that really will decisively effect the election and that you can implement? it's got to both be popular and you've got to be able to get it done so you're actually keeping your word. i think it's very likely that we can find a way to get to ten key items that trump and the republicans in congress can all agree on that could be a very powerful message around september 15th. and would set the stage for the last six weeks of the campaign. and would polarize the american people between a corrupt, cronyist, decaying bureaucratic unionized clinton machine and
everybody else in america who thinks we can do better and that may well be a 65-35 break by the time we get done to the great shock of the news media. >> donald trump said he wans wo hire the back. you were the architect. this goes we back before the contract, any republicans coming into power for the first time in 40 years. you put together a series of tapes called "renewing american civilization." i have a copy of the tapes. the intellectual underpinnings of the contract, if i'm mistaken, correct me. you were successful. trump likes successful people. you brought republicans back to power. you were the last speaker to balance the budget, the last speaker to be transformative in terms of doing big things in washington like welfare reform and a few other things you care to mention. that to me naturally makes you a top contender for the v.p. i think that's the best choice
in donald trump's criteria is not geographical, not gender, race related in terms of thought as other would suggest. but the best person to get the job done, you've done it. can you name anyone else that has more experience and gave -- and has more success in terms of a track record in d.c. than you? >> look, that's one criteria. and i suspect i'm old enough, i've been around long enough that i sort of hold that particular title. but i look at a guy, for example, like senator tim scott. very attractive, very intelligent senator from south carolina. look at governor brewer from arizona. you know, i think there are more folks out there than you might think who would be very effective as the vice presidential candidate. and this is ultimately trump's decision. he's got to decide what's he trying to accomplish in order to get this done? >> his agenda is pretty bold, wouldn't you agree? what he's talking about is transformative. >> i think his agenda is great. i think it is transformative. i think there's a chance you're
going to see a trump american coalition come together of enormous proportions. >> who better that could work with the house and senate? if anyone listened to me, nobody does, i would pick you because you have that relationship, you have the intellectual capacity, the knowledge of history. you said this weekend you would likely take it but didn't give an affirmative. why? >> because as you know, callista and i, we have this brand new book "rediscovering god and america" that came out -- >> you're ducking my question. go ahead. >> we have our new movie "the first american" premierining in mt. vernon friday night which you helped with immensely. the truth is, this is a huge decision. it is donald trump's decision. callista and i are both perennially flattered that you like us so much. >> it's not personal. with all due respect, this is -- >> sending you kisses. >> this is not a time for half measures. this country is in a major decline. major. you know, to talk about 25 years
to balance the budget, and building the wall in 14 years, and not getting things done immediately, to me is unacceptable. it's time for government to work efficiently and get people back to work and out of poverty and off of food stamps and accomplish things. >> look. my father spent 27 years in the infantry. i learned a lot about service from him. i tried to serve my country in a lot of different ways and obviously callista and i are always willing to sit down and look at whether or not we can be of service. but i hate to tell you this, sean, i mean, i know how deeply you feel this. this is donald's decision. >> i understand. >> not mine. not yours. it's not the listeners'. it's his. >> great. i wish i had -- i have zero impact. didn't even talk you into it. all right. thank you for being with us. appreciate it. >> good to be with you. >> i have my opinion. this is an opinion show. that's my opinion. if you really want to fix america, you need bold, dynamic, transformative, vision and people that can get the job
done. that's what i'm thinking. all right, sir. thank you, good to see you. coming up a damning new report claims the clinton global initiative steered $2 million to a company owned by one of bill's close friends. doug schoen, monica crowley, dennis prager here to react to the latest clinton scandal. then later tonight -- >> the whole future of the country is at stake. you're booing bernie sanders, g ahead. >> total chaos at the nevada democratic convention this weekend after sanders and clinton supporters clash big-time. we got the video and the boos for hillary's name being mentioned. and also tonight -- >> we get bergdahl, they get five of the great killers that they've coveted for a period of nine years and they got them. >> trump talking about the bowe bergdahl prisoner exchange. later tonight, two of bergdahl' former platoon mates will join us. they're endorsing trump for
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welcome back to "hannity." . and tonight, a new scandal is swirling around the clintons. according to a report from the "wall street journal" the clinton global initiative directed a whopping $2 million to an energy company whose part owner, is close personal friend to bill clinton. the "journal" reports the move could be a violation of federal law because tax exempt groups like the clintons aren't supposed to act in anyone's private interest. the clinton foundation spokesperson told the "wall street journal" what happened was, quote mission-driven investing in and by for-profit companies." he went on to say what happened is "a common practice in the broader philanthropic as well as among global clinton initiative commitments." joining us with reaction fox news distributor doug schoen, our friend dennis prager and fox news contributor monica crowley.
you want to talk about who the friend is? she has a nickname. named by the is secret service. her name is energizer. >> all the that has been reported is that she's a close personal friend of bill clinton's. >> right. also what has been reported and revealed in a book is that close personal friend, well-known to the secret service in chappaqua as the girlfriend of bill clinton who comes in as soon as hillary leaves. >> regularly. >> regularly. >> so she's a close personal friend of bill's but apparently not of hillary's. so that's interesting. what's more interesting, i think, for the sake of this campaign, is this idea that perhaps she was installed as in some sort of leadership position of this green energy company as a way for them to launder money or move money somehow to her for her silence, for her companionship, for what? i think that's the thing that -- >> didn't they get money, grant money from the federal government as well? >> yes, bill clinton lobbied for about $850,000. >> they got it. >> $700,000 actually went to
this company, taxpayer money, our money. >> let me offer a big-picture thought for a moment. the big dilemma among republicans with regard to donald trump was character. there are positions issues but it was character. >> for some. >> okay. fine. that was the dilemma. but notice there is no character dilemma among democrats. it's only positions. that's a huge difference -- >> that is a great point. that is a big point because, what, conservatives have values? >> yes. >> and democrats have none? >> not on character. they have values on inequality, on carbon emission. >> you know what, that's all phony and that's selective moral outrage. >> it's macro. it's not -- character is a nonissue on the left. what matters is the right positions. that's why bill clinton could be selected by -- >> that's why the gender war example, you know, they bring up this big story in "the new york times" which we refuted tonight by somebody who was mentioned in the story. bill clinton doesn't he have problems with women, doug? doesn't hillary clinton have problems being the enabler in doesn't she have problems taking
money from countries that treat women like crap like saudi arabia? >> look, this election as dennis put it is going to be about issues. >> you didn't answer one question i just asked you. >> i'll answer your question. thank goodness saudi arabia is our ally in the middle east. >> thank goodness? >> hillary clinton -- yes. because we need -- >> the saudis that treat women like garbage? >> we need a counterweight to radical islam in iran. >> the clintons took millions and millions from the saudis. the women's candidate, hillary clinton, did she ever speak out about women not being able to drive? go out in public without a mel relative? >> i agree, she should. >> not being able to go to school. >> we have no problem on that. and -- she does. >> they bought her silence, didn't they, dennis prager. >> well, that's correct. by the way, you're both right. i don't want to be -- >> i'm right more than him. >> no, no. >> dennis, come on. >> you're right on the saudi arabia because it's like we chose stalin to fight hitler, choosing saudi arabia to fight isis and iran. iran is the big --
>> of course. but the saudis have been duplicitous, played both sides for the a long time. i want to see the 128 page28 pa. i want to see their role in 9/11. >> what is the alternative in the middle east, sean? sunnis. >> listen, there is no alternative. i want to know, if the clintons took money from a country, we in this country know they had a role in 9/11, we shouldn't be friends with countries that had an -- >> congo, one of the poorest countries in the world. why, because congo was aching to hear his thoughts? it's all corrupt. >> quid pro quo. >> all of this should be investigated, right? the clinton foundation, the alleged corruption, all the ties to unsavory regimes, the money that flowed into the clinton foundation. the stories we're hears now, sean, are the tip of the iceberg. for bob woodward of the "washington post" to admit there are 20-plus reporters digging into the past of dup donald tru and says there will be an
equivalent effort on the clin n clintons, i don't buy that for a second. number one, they haven't done that so far. number two, you have a current president in barack obama who they didn't do eight years ago and remains a stranger to this day. >> let's go to the cover from may 13th. yeah, this is the woman we're talking about. the one that is nicknamed energier energy energizer by the secret service and hillary's secret service protection calls bill's and says hillary is on the way home, you might want to get rid of energizer. something profound happened this weekend in nevada, democratic caucus, state caucus of the democrats. barbara boxer talks about unity. listen to the boos and boos at the mere mention of hillary. these are democrats. not republicans. >> i present to you senator barbara boxer. >> thank you so much. thank you so much. we need civility in the
democratic party. civility. because the whole future of the country is at stake. that when you boo me, you're booing bernie sanders. go ahead. you're booing bernie sanders. bernie is my friend. >> wow. wow. >> you know what, for all of the talk about the divisions in the republican party, the real civil war is actually going on on the democratic side. >> that's profound. mr. prager, your face is red, why? all right. go ahead. >> that was low. >> that was so low. yeah. >> i'm sorry. >> i apologize. >> it's not an issue. just, there were two civil wars. however, i believe that the democrats will unite behind hillary. >> there's a difference, it's an anti-establishment year. trump is the only anti-establishment candidate. >> if i can take issue with dennis, i am very worried as a hillary clinton supporter that we're much more divided than his comments suggest.
the bernie people are going to try to change the rules to empower the superdelegates and also going to fight on the platform. all bad for hillary. >> i got to roll. guys, good to see you. >> thank you. >> your face isn't as red. >> you're terrible. >> i know. i was awful. coming up next tonight on "hannity" -- >> we get bergdahl, they get five of the great killers that they've coveted for a period of nine years and they got them. >> all right. that was donald trump lashing out at president obama for the bowe bergdahl prisoner exchange. coming up, two of bergdahl's former platoon mates will explain why they're endorsing donald trump, an interview you'll only see here on "hannity." and later tonight -- >> do not hide your faith and your beliefs under a bushel basket. especially in this world that seems to have gone mad with political correctness. >> justice clarence thomas delivered the hillsdale college commencement address over the weekend and he spoke to gradu e graduates about political correctness. we'll check in with dr. carson with reaction and more tonight
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traitor. >> and now two former platoon members of bowe bergdahl have decided to fully endorse donald trump for president. joining me to explain their decision are former army sergeant and leader of bergdahl's platoon, evan buetow, as well as bergdahl' former roommate, specialist cody full. evan, the main question i have is, how many people died and how many people were injured searching for bowe and did you know from the beginning that he was a deserter? >> yes, from the very beginning everyone knew he was a deserter. myself, my leadership, their leadership, their leadership. everybody knew he was a deserter. no question. and for your first question, for me personally, i can say two soldiers died looking for him. they're from my company. now i can't put that gun in bergdahl's hand, but where they were when they were ambushed and got killed, they would not have been there if it wasn't for bergdahl walking away. so in my opinion, him walking away caused their deaths and
that's not to mention the countless injuries to other sko soldiers whether they were actually hurt or sent to germany or anything or just the life we had to live while looking for him. >> all of you within days knew he deserted and you were all told to sign a nondisclosure agreement that you couldn't tell anybody that you knew he was a deserter, correct? >> we were. we were told to keep our mouths shut as we went home on leave and came back and forth. >> and you had to sign a piece of paper, though. >> yes. >> and that ever happen, cody, that happened to you, did that ever happen before or after? >> no, that's never happened before. you know, i think that's why this election is very important. if you vote hillary, the same kind of bad deals and this, you know, is going to keep continuing as opposed to the trump administration who i think values veterans and the v.a. more than hillary would. >> well certainly trump, donald trump has brought the military up especially the v.a. more than anybody. so you made this decision as it relates to donald trump. why did you decide, evan, to become public with this?
>> listen -- >> to come public. >> yeah. i'm just a guy. i go to work. i work hard. i'm oust tt of the military. i take care of my family. i try to go to as many mariners game as i can. i'm just a regular guy. everyone else in this country, just the majority, the sigh length majority who's just like me, just like cody, there's division in this country. there's republicans, there's democrats, there's democrats, there's republicans. and you got to pick a side and there's a wedge that's been driven into this country forever. and donald trump is here to blow that establishment up, that establishment that only cares about their own special interests and he has pride in this country. in america. >> cody, you feel the same way? >> that's why he's saying make america great again. >> cody? >> the reason i'm voting for donald trump is because hillary clinton came out and told the mothers and widows of the benghazi victims that their sons were killed over a video. well, when those same mothers and widows came out and said
that's what hillary told them, she proceeded to call them a liar. if a person is willing to call a gold-star mother or a widow a liar, there is no lie she will not tell the american public. >> well said. all right, guys. good to see you. and we appreciate your outspokenness. thank you. thanks for what you do. coming up, supreme court justice clarence thomas slams political correctness at a commencement address. dr. ben carson is up next to weigh in on that. and by the way, who is on that v.p. list for donald trump? we'll ask him straight ahead. gegiving up all the thingsan she loves to do. it should just mean, well, finding new ways to do them. right at home's professional team thoughtfully selects caregivers to provide help with personal care, housekeeping, and of course, meal preparation. oh, that smells so good. aw, and it tastes good, too. we can provide the right care, right at home.
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welcome back to "hannity." so college graduations, they're well under way. over the weekend supreme court justice clarence thomas delivered a commencement address to the graduates of hillsdale college and spoke about political correctness. >> i admit to being unapologetically catholic. unapologetically patriotic. and unapologetically a constitutionalist. today, of course, there is much more focus on our rights as citizens and what we are owed. it is not often that one hears of our obligations or our duties as citizens. unless, of course, there's talk about duty to submit to yet another new policy being
suggested or proposed. do not hide your faith and your beliefs under a bushel basket. especially in this world that seems to have gone mad with to e gone mad with political correctness. >> here with reaction is dr. ben carson. he's heading up donald trump's ef to vet some of the vp candidates. how are you? >> doing well, sean. >> three things, the one thing that you, clarence thomas and donald trump have in common is that none of the three of you are politically correct. right? >> well, as you remember during 2013 prayer breakfast, i talked about political correctness and how it's destroying our society. you think about the people that gave so much to provide freedom of speech and freedom of expression for us. here we are in the process of throwing ate way. they'd turn over in their
graves. >> it's a good point. tell us where we are in terms of the vp. you said there were five names you knew of on the list. are you on the list? >> well, first of all i should clarify that. the record reporter was saying there is a survey that talks about people that people think should be vice president. and threw out a bunch of names, i said yes, all of them, i'm not going to go say this one and this one is off. so that is the context, then, a lot of people took that to mean these are the people who are on the lice -- media got it wrong again, shocker against donald trump. >> do you know if you're on the list? can you answer that? >> i don't want to be on the list. let me put it that way. >> you don't want to be? why? >> i'm not interested in a government position.
i think there is still a place for citizen statesmen. there are a lot of things that need to be talked about and written about. and in an unfiltered way. >> i think a natural position for you and i think you articulated this well to anyone on the campaign trail is repealing and replace be oak yauma care and replacing it with health care savings accounts. if donald trump would have asked you to get that done, would you say no? >> i would be happy to help with that process. i've outlined and had it analyzed the program how to do this. we can do this. we have the money and ability. it can be done. >> yes. so i'll take that as a maybe. fair enough. let's talk about the media. we started out talking about the "new york times," which has a lot of lawsuits against them over issues insolving race, and
interviews. and some people saying their words are taken out of context. how do you interpret this? is this the way you see the campaign going? the washington post appoints 20 people to investigate, but what are they going to do in hillary clinton's life? >> well, i'm certainly family with the media taking things out of context. and turning them around to fit their agenda. i'm very familiar with that. and clearly, the problem here is that the press, which is the only business protected by our constitution, has shirked it's duty to be honest and the provider of true information for the populus so they can make intelligent decisions. they distorted, or had a big part in, disstarting the
process. it means now, the people must search for themselves, unfortunately, a lot of people aren't willing to do that. you see that when jesse watters does the man on the street interviews. people have no idea what is going on. >> i've been doing those for years on the radio. nobody knows who the vice president is. you can't believe the answers that people come up with. dr. carson, good to see you, thank you. >> thank you. >> coming up, we have a very important question of the day. we need your help, straight ahead.
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we'll be live and have full coverage of the primaries. laura ingraham with great guests and analysis. . as always, thank you for being with us. we'll see you back here tomorrow night. eastern. >> "the o'reilly factor" is on. tonight. >> you never made me feel like i was being demeaned in anyway. he never offended me in any way. >> the "new york times" being challenged over front page story that implies donald trump is not not kind to women. tonight, we will take a hard look at the situation. >> what happens when a man male parts decides that he is really a woman and would like to take a shower in the ladies locker room? >> brit hume believes the obama administration forcing transgender issues not a smart thing to do. mr. hume will be here. >> also ahead, some drama behind the scenes in "watters world." we will tell you about a very unusual occurrence. >>